Tavis Smiley is bringing his late-night PBS show to New York this week, and his first guest was Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The talk show host asked Bloomberg about the apparent decision to bring in Cathie Black as city school chief without consulting with aides and experts.
The mayor disputed the premise of the question.
“I Read More
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is headed down to Washington, D.C. tomorrow and included in his visit is a stop-over at the White House to talk immigration reform with President Barack Obama.
Last year, the mayor testified before Congress along side News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch about reforming the nation’s immigration laws, and testily told a judiciary Read More
The Bloomberg administration has released its request to the State Education Commissioner David Steiner to grant a waiver so that First Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott can be officially named chancellor of the New York City School system.
The letter marks a study in contrasts to the one sent to Steiner a few months ago, when Read More
Mayor Mike Bloomberg said that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was wrong to hold a “rat invasion” presser today where the BP called for the city to beef up its ranks of pest control inspectors.
“The city is doing a great job as a matter of fact,” the mayor shot back to a reporter Read More
Today is one of the rare days where Mayor Michael Bloomberg has no public schedule. So in lieu of bringing you live updates, here’s a flashback into the immediate past: Mayor Bloomberg’s half Spider-man, half Mamma Mia performance from Saturday’s Inner Circle Show. I’ll leave it up to you to decide if the mayor is Read More
The Battle is Joined
Debuting today on Michael Bloomberg’s radio show this morning was a new feature that will allow anyone – anyone! – to ask the mayor a question.
On twitter, just use the hashtag #AskMike. (It’s not unlike the imperfect crowd-sourcing I’ve tried to do before heading to some of the mayor’s press conferences.)
Among the questions Read More
Mornings With George
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already lent his voice and his wealth to a number of national issues over which a big city mayor holds little sway, including immigration reform, gun control, infrastructure spending.
This afternoon he is going to weigh in on another hot button issue: abortion.
The mayor will join Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Read More
Mike Bloomberg snagged a prime early-bird spot on Good Morning America today to tout the latest initiative of Mayor’s Against Illegal Guns: a truck that will tour the country advertising a running total of gun-related deaths.
Host George Stephanopoulos also took the time to ask the mayor what he thought of Bernie Madoff’s Read More
The Personal and The Political
The unions representing rank-and-file firefighters and police officers are none too pleased with Mayor Bloomberg these days, and perhaps that’s to be expected. The mayor wants to eliminate a $12,000 bonus paid out to about 50,000 retirees every year at the end of December. Union leaders Stephen Cassidy of the Uniformed Firefighters Association and Patrick Read More
Mayor Mike Bloomberg paid a visit to the family of local Jewish radio host Nachum Segal, whose brother, Rabbi Moshe Segal, died last week, and the visit was captured on video and posted to the Yeshiva World News website.
In the video, the Segal family notes that their brother was in the emergency Read More